Month: June 2014

Dr. Laurie Roth, The Roth Show, ImaginePublicity

Laurie Roth on Crime Time with Vito Colucci

Best known for her fiery conservative talk show, Dr. Laurie Roth regularly delves into the subject of crime of all types including human trafficking, missing persons, cults, domestic violence and, especially, justice gone wrong. Her Wednesday crime segments have become well known for lighting the fire under some cold cases, or those which didn’t get coverage on the evening news. Laurie Roth’s background is an interesting story in itself, she has been reinvented several times over, personally and in her career. From hosting a pop music television show, performing, to running for President, Roth fearlessly takes on whatever life delivers. The Roth Show can be heard every week day evening for three hours of talk radio covering a wide range of political topics with expert guests who are in the know. Sometimes controversial, always interesting, The Roth Show takes a daring look beyond the headlines of the current global condition and brings listeners issue oriented discussions. Laurie Roth opens up with Vito Colucci and together they explore the depth of what goes into good radio! Tune …

Shattered Lives: The Many Victims of Hostage Situations

Listen to Shattered Lives Radio All across the country law enforcement agencies are called during hostage situations, whether hostages being held for demands, political purposes, or more commonly relationship disputes. None of the described situations tend to end well. Either the perpetrators or the hostages are harmed, physically, mentally and emotionally. But what about the ripple effect these situations have on not only the immediate victims and family, but the law enforcement and other personal, as well as those who put endless hours negotiating for a safe resolution? Shattered Lives Radio welcomes hostage negotiators, Derek Gaunt and Sandy Hein. They will talk about a real life case from Alexandria, Virginia, the set up of the circumstances, how terms were negotiated, and the outcome. Listeners will be taken inside to what goes on during a hostage situation and how if affects so many. Derek Gaunt will give listeners an inside look into hostage negotiations and how he and other professionals from The Black Swan Group in Washington, DC have been successful in navigating through difficult circumstances. Listeners will learn valuable information …

Cantinera Documentary,Dottie Laster,ImaginePublicity

Houston Screening of The Cantinera Documentary at Awareness and Fundraising Event

    Wednesday, June 18, 2014 Houston, Texas hosts a human trafficking awareness and fundraising event at St. Cyril of Alexandria Catholic Church, 10503 Westheimer Rd., Room 127 from 7-10pm Central time. Houston Rescue and Restore Coalition is sponsoring the event which is aimed at raising awareness to the community and funds for rescued victims of trafficking. The Houston Rescue and Restore Coalition (HRRC) is a dedicated coalition of Houston-area non-profits, faith-based organizations, government agencies and law enforcement agencies.  The HRRC was established as a volunteer coalition in 2005 in response to the growing recognition and alarm over the prevalence of human trafficking in the Greater Houston Metropolitan region. One of the highlights of the event is the screening of the Houston based documentary, The Cantinera, produced and directed by Ruth Villatoro of Toros Films. After the screening Ruth Villatoro will participate in a town hall interactive discussion about the film and how it’s brought attention to the plight of the “cantina girls” working night after night in Latin bars, not only in Houston, but …

Dottie Laster

Dottie Laster Speaks at Film Screening About Human Trafficking in Texas

  Friday, June 20, 2014 the Comal County Unitarian Universalist Society will be screening The Cantinera Documentary at 6:30 pm Central time. Dottie Laster, who is featured in the film, will be on hand after the screening to conduct dialogue and answer questions with attendees. On Sunday June 22 Dottie will continue the conversation during the 10:30 Sunday service at the church. The church is located at 135 Alves Lane, New Braunfels, TX 78130 and the screening is open to the public. The Cantinera captures the essence of trafficking for sex in the gritty bars and hidden back rooms in Houston’s cantinas. Viewers are taken into the secret life along with a group of advocates who fearlessly tread into dangerous situations looking for victims and offering help. All the while, the film records the true story of one cantinera who was brought into the life by her mother at 13, how she lived for 23 years drinking 30 beers a night, and how she longs for sobriety and a second chance. The Comal County Unitarian Universalist Society is seeking to …

Diane Fanning, Best selling author

Diane Fanning Talks Crime with Vito Colucci

Sunday, June 15 Author Diane Fanning joins in a lively discussion about crime on Crime Time with Vito Colucci broadcasting live at 11pm eastern. The author of over 20 books, both true crime and crime novels, Fanning’s latest true crime book relates the story of Julie Schenecker who murdered her two teenagers in cold blood. The Tampa housewife was recently convicted and sentenced to life in prison for shooting Calyx and Beau amid attempts to launch an insanity defense. In her book SLEEP MY DARLINGS, Fanning writes the backstory of Julie Schenecker’s life troubled with mental illness. Diane Fanning’s crime novel series features the tough, but compassionate Virginia detective, Lt. Lucinda Pierce. With 7 books in the series, Pierce has evolved into a fascinating character who has shown heart in her investigations of all types of crime. The latest in the series, CHAIN REACTION, has Lucinda Pierce investigating a possible act of terrorism after a bomb goes off at a local high school. Readers and fans will be pleased to know Fanning has two new books coming …